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Cyclist takes a London bikeshare bike to France and rides it up a mountain, all before the rental period expires

London's Bixi bike share bikes are, it turns out, becoming quite the world travelers.

Climate & Energy

Greenpeace 30, Pussy Riot get Russian amnesty

The 28 activists and two journalists who were arrested at an offshore oil platform in the Arctic have been freed by an act of parliament, as have the two jailed members of the band Pussy Riot.

Climate & Energy

Sand-mine-happy Wisconsin mayor survives recall attempt

Frac sand, ho! The result of a recall election in a small Wisconsin town favors a Texan company that wants to mine for frac sand.


The LambCam lets you literally count sheep

If that sounds boring, well, it’s not -- a llama walked by and I almost pissed myself.


Rice seeds could save the day for Filipino typhoon victims

Another way Typhoon Haiyan sucked: it hit at rice-planting time. NGOs are now trying to help Filipino farmers avoid famine.


Cute farmers singing Katy Perry will cheer you right up

What the guys lack in lyrical smoothness, they more than make up for in adorableness.

Vitamin D’oh: Your multivitamins aren’t doing a damn thing

A group of influential doctors warn that there's no evidence multivitamins improve health. Should you take them anyway?


Sink tank: In Miami, climate scientists ask, “How deep, how soon?”

We know the seas are rising, the question is how fast -- and how quickly will our coastal cities have to adapt?


Get ready for another Keystone XL showdown on Capitol Hill

Paul Ryan wants the president to approve Keystone as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling. Why is the GOP so obsessed with this pipeline?

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